Unfortunately many people often use religion as a quick way to dismiss themselves as potential organ donors. The fact of the matter is that according to Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network, “the vast majority of religions support organ and tissue donation as one of the highest expressions of compassion and generosity.” Gift of Hope’s site also does a great job of breaking down various religious viewpoints on the issue.
As you can see here, there are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about the issue out there that need to be addressed.
Today, we also present our last part of our four-part “Get the Facts” series, talking about religious misconceptions and organ donation.
Link to video: http://youtube.com/watch?v=137Z8DFA3VM